Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


And David said to Saul, Wherefore hearest thou men's words, saying, Behold, David seeketh thy hurt?

Bible References

General references

1 Samuel 26:19
Now, therefore, I pray thee, let my lord the king hear the words of his slave. If the LORD has stirred thee up against me, let him smell the fragrance of an offering, but if they were the sons of men, let them be cursed before the LORD, for they have driven me out this day from joining myself to the inheritance of the LORD, saying, Go, serve other gods.
Leviticus 19:16
Thou shalt not travel about as a talebearer among thy people; neither shalt thou stand against the blood of thy neighbour. I am the LORD.
Psalm 101:5
Whosoever secretly slanders his neighbour, I will cut off; he that has a high look and a proud heart I will not suffer.
Psalm 141:6
Their judges shall be thrown down from strong places; they shall hearken unto my words; for they are sweet.
Proverbs 16:28
The perverse man sows strife, and the tale bearer separates princes.
Proverbs 17:4
An evil doer gives heed to false lips, and a liar gives ear to the tongue which curses.
Proverbs 18:8
The words of a talebearer seem smooth, but they go down into the innermost parts of the belly.
Proverbs 25:23
The north wind drives away rain, so does an angry countenance a backbiting tongue.
Proverbs 26:20
Where there is no wood, the fire goes out, so where there is no talebearer, the strife ceases.
Proverbs 29:12
Of the ruler who hearkens unto the lying word, all his ministers are evil.
Ecclesiastes 7:21
Also do not take to heart all the words that are spoken lest thou hear thy slave speak evil of thee:
James 3:6
And the tongue is a fire, a world of iniquity: so is the tongue among our members, that it defiles the whole body and sets on fire the course of our nature; and it is set on fire of hell.